Norton Rose Skirted ABA Model Rules But Can Stay In IP Row
Law360, Los Angeles (April 27, 2017, 5:16 PM EDT) -- Norton Rose Fulbright can keep defending Expedia and others in a consolidated suit over an online-ordering patent, a California federal judge ruled Wednesday, while warning that the firm had run afoul of professional conduct standards by allowing an apparently conflicted attorney to work on the case in the first place.
Associate Jim Warriner had already stopped working on Ameranth Inc.'s case against some 14 Norton Rose clients, and forcing those clients to find new representation after nearly five years of litigation would be prejudicial, U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw found. Warriner had clerked for former U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Everingham...
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